The City of Quincy is spending $27 million to improve half of its parks, with its biggest project, Hancock-Adams Common, opening this fall. Designed by Halvorson Design Partnership, this activated park and streetscape—featuring fountains, landscaped green spaces, and walkways that connects cyclists and pedestrians to the bustling downtown—replaces a section of Hancock Street that previously cut through the site.
In collaboration with the Greenovate Climate Ready Leaders program and the BSLA, Rob Adams and Olivia Fragale of Halvorson Design will lead a walking tour on June 28th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm that focuses on Climate Ready South Boston, a report currently underway by Arcadis, Halvorson Design, the Woods Hole Group, and CivicMoxie for the City of Boston that will be released in the coming months.
As part of the BAC’s Continuing Education Weekend, Rob Adams of Halvorson Design, John Dalzell, leader of the BPDA’s Green Building and Sustainable Development Initiative, and community liaison Chris Marchi led a workshop called “Framing Resiliency and Climate Change in East Boston: How Stakeholder Communication and Collaboration Makes a Difference.”
Rob Adams and Cynthia Smith attended the Boston Harbor for All Summit, hosted by Boston Harbor Now in collaboration with the BSA. This interactive event focused on addressing opportunities along the Boston Harbor, the challenges faced, and how policy makers and designers can work together to move projects from planning into action.
The Dedham Village Preservation Association and the Town of Dedham have selected Halvorson Design Partnership of Boston to develop a three-year cemetery improvement master plan for the historic Old Village Cemetery. Their work will set the stage for future improvements to preserve and enhance the character and beauty of this important landmark.
Organized by East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) of Boston/New England, the East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop brought together teams of experts and the community to brainstorm ways to protect East Boston from sea level rise and the effects of climate change.
On May 18 and 19, Bob Uhlig of Halvorson Design joins a team of experts for the East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop, sponsored by ULI Boston/New England and NOAH (Neighborhood of Affordable Housing). The goal of this event is to work with the community to create a shared and inclusive vision for protecting East Boston from sea level rise and coastal storm flooding.
Working in collaboration with CV Properties, Wexford Science & Technology, SGA and Tsoi/Kobus, Halvorson Design is serving as landscape architect for South Street Landing, a significant, multi-phased redevelopment project to create a vibrant neighborhood to live, learn, work and play in Providence’s thriving Jewelry District.